The Aqua Step is a spring-loaded, stainless-steel step designed to stay retracted until its time for boarding. Fits on all PWC, comes completely assembled and is said to install in minutes.
Aqua Performance, 909/340-9425
Double PWC Trailer
Continental Trailers now offers heavy-duty watercraft trailers with load capacities of 2000 lbs. and 2500 lbs. Ideal for PWC, these new trailers feature adjustable hull supports; galvanized frame, axle and wheels; waterproof lights; a tongue jack; and winches with straps.
Continental Trailers, 800/432-1731
Exotic Signs has a full gallery of decals, from race team numbers to stylized patterns. Choose colors from the Web site at www.exoticsigns.com.
Exotic Signs, 561/585-9200
Located in Redding, Pa., Yuasa Battery, Inc., manufactures OEM watercraft batteries. Check out the new YTX20HL-BS-PW, designed to provide higher cranking and a longer life than the standard YB16CL-B.
Yuasa Battery, Inc., 866/431-4784
Looking for a way to pad your offering of PWC seat covers? Jet Trim has a comprehensive selection of covers to choose from for riders looking to color-coordinate their boats.
Jet Trim, 928/855-1919
Footwell pads from HydroTurf are designed to stop riders from slipping. Available in a variety of colors for almost every model from every manufacturer.
Shoreline International’s PWC Tunes pairs a personal CD player with a 200-watt mini amplifier and a pair of five-inch, coaxial speakers packed in soft form and bundled inside a waterproof carrying case. Power leads run under the seat to the battery, and the entire case clips forward of the seat with rubber-coated “J” hooks. A Velcro-secured flap provides access to the stereo’s controls.
Shoreline International, 860/673-4975
Don’t worry about the price you may have to pay, the May Agency provides competitive rates on PWC insurance in all states. Accepts major credit cards.
The May Agency, 800/257-8623
The Cool Cruise, says the company’s owner, is not “just a rack” for your cooler. It’s really a complete system, with an optional boarding ladder, styled to match the lines of a specific watercraft. Decals available to match boat colors.
PNS Manufacturing, 504/468-2400
The PWSee Shield from Discovery River mounts to most three-seat boats from Sea-Doo, but the company says it is in the process of expanding its product line. Suitable for the touring rider wishing to avoid wind and spray.
Custom-designed for each model, aluminum bars from UMI Racing are about two to three inches wider than standard to offer a rider-forward position with better leverage.
UMI Racing, 800/275-1615
The Deka Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) Powersports Battery line is delivered factory activated, sealed and ready to install. Leak-proof, spill-proof and maintenance-free.
East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc.,
Pro-Series Rod Holder
Attwood Marine makes a variety of side mount rod holders that are adaptable to PWC, but the Pro-Series offers the most versatility, with a steel-reinforced mounting post and a patented camlock that adjusts to a near unlimited number of positions.
Attwood Marine, 616/897-2290
Parts PWC Catalog
Parts Unlimited is now offering its 2003 watercraft catalog filled with parts, garments and accessories. Printed in full color, the 172-page book features products like Solas impellers, Worx sponsons, R&D intake grates, Slippery apparel, Thor helmets and Troy Lee Designs stickers.
Contact your Parts Unlimited rep
The Dry Pak by Kwik Tek provides simple, user-friendly, effective protection for cell phones, cameras, GPS, PDA and other gear. Features a camlock clip that seals out sand, water and dust – twist up to open and back to seal. Made of thermo—plastic polyurethane, said to be 10 times stronger than vinyl, the Dry Pak allows photography and voice transmission. It floats, too.
Kwik Tek, Inc., 800/436-9219
Offering low premiums, a safety course discount, liability and full coverage, WavelinE says it strives to provide impeccable claims and customer service. Backed by the financial security of A rated (by AM Best) Markel American Insurance Company.
Dollies and Stands
Williams engineering has manufactured quality heavy-duty boat dollies and stands for over 25 years. Call for specifications.
Williams Engineering, 800/225-1698
There’s a Roll-N-Go shore docking system for most watercraft, including PWC and pontoons. The all aluminum PWC docking system only weighs 50 lbs. and will secure all one, two and three-person models. Extensions available. Shippable by UPS.
Amsoil manufactures premium synthetic lubricants for PWC and for the vehicles that tow them. Said to provide longer equipment life, maximum power and optimal all-weather performance.
Amsoil, Inc., 715/392-7101
Using patented SpiralCell technology, the new leak-proof and spill-proof Optima BlueTop battery is said to possess twice the cycle life of other batteries, a longer shelf life, and faster recharging capabilities. Even approved for air transport by the U.S. DOT and the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Optima Batteries, 888/807-8462
The absolute best combination to keep your boat "Hooked Up" on the water. Mega-Bite Hook-Up kits from Pro-Tec are said to offer better handling and improved cornering with increased top speed and acceleration. Kits include a Pro-Tec ride plate, Moflow intake grate, stainless steel impeller and detailed installation instructions. Available for the Super Jet, GP1200R, GP800R, XL/XLT800, XL1200 LTD/XLT1200.
Hardline Rolling Cooler
Also a Genuine Yamaha Factory Accessory, the RF-PAC Rolling Cooler is a compact cooler on wheels with multiple compartments, a telescoping handle, tough durable sealed wheels, a hand carrying strap, removable plastic lining, a mesh storage area for wet items, a no-spill drink holder and a towel holder. Carries two dozen 12oz. cans and ice. Available in yellow and black or blue and black.
Hardline Products, 805/581-4700
The PWC Tank by Specialty Motors Mfg. is unique in that only the pump and a small portion of the hull are submerged. The bunks securely hold the PWC, allowing technicians to complete easy engine adjustments while the machine is running. An included hoist allows one person to lift the PWC from the trailer to the tank.
Specialty Motors Mfg., LLC, 360/423-9880
The SportPort drive-on docking system is a safe, floating, stable platform, which provides effortless launching and docking for boats and personal watercraft. The SportPort floats with water level changes so your boat or PWC are always ready when you are. No more hoisting, pulling or cranking. Distributorships Available.
Zeppelin Marine, 888/949-9675
PWC Dollys from Roleez feature durable, Polyurethane tires with brass, Schrader valves and strong Polypropylene hubs; frames made of heavy-duty 6061-T6 aluminum; and marine-grade anodized and stainless steel hardware. Two models are offered for 2003: Dolly-24 for up to727 lbs., and Dolly-36 for crafts 1,095 lbs. Hitch Kit works with optional Winch Kit for towing behind ATV.
Roleez Wheels, Inc., 800/369-1390
Made with durable marine grade aluminum for strong performance and minimal maintenance. Lightweight for easy maneuvering, with durable, long lasting PVC pivot bearings and polymer sheaves for smooth lifting. Lifting capacity up to 1,200 Lbs. Comes with a 15 Year Limited Warranty.
RGC Marine Products, 800/831-5438